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Preventing Writer2LaTeX from escaping \ and $ [on hold]

I need to convert a large number of Word documents into LaTeX. The tricky part is that these Word documents contain some basic LaTeX markup. How can I tell Writer2LaTeX not to convert $ into \$? ...
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Formatting a collection of .docx document to LaTeX document

I define a general format in a LaTeX document (title, name, etc.) and the space for the document paragraphs. To this, I want to process all the .docx files (Word Documents) and generate the formatted ...
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Front end software for people doing editing and typesetting of articles

The editors and typesetters at my organization are not very computer savvy, so I don't think they would be interested in editing in LaTeX or XML directly. However, we are interested in pursuing a ...
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2answers
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Free substitute for Word2Tex on Windows

I work with a lot of word documents. I want to make some of these look better with LaTex, but it's almost impossible to manually extract images/equations and put them into a .tex file and then convert ...
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How to write in .doc/.odf/.rtf and convert to .tex?

I'm using a typical word processor to write a book that I would like to later typeset with LaTeX. I've done some searching and there doesn't appear to be any easy way to do this. I've tried ...
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Problem with latex2rtf. Unknown commands. How to solve it?

I'm having some difficulties to convert a TeX document into an MS-Word readable one. I'm trying to use latex2rtf but I had this output (pastebin). Looks like the main problem is some unrecognized ...
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how can I prepare a word document, so that writer2latex will give me the best result?

I'm in the process of converting some Word documents to latex. I decided to go the following route: Word -> ODF (with odf export or via libreoffice) -> latex (writer2latex). The documents ...
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9answers
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How can I convert from Microsoft Word to a LaTeX document

I am a final year graduate student and I have my thesis (about 350 pages) in Microsoft Word format. I would like to convert the document into a LaTeX "camera" ready PDF. Is there any easy way to do ...
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Converting MS Word mathtype to LaTeX

Does anyone know of an easy, effective, and preferably free way to convert Word documents with Mathtype 5.2 equations to the LaTeX format?
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Convert TeX to non-TeX and back

I wrote my thesis in LaTeX and now my advisor would like to go in and manually make changes. I had assumed he would mark up a pdf or printed document, and then hand those changes to me to make, but he ...
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3answers
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Adding Word files to document

I am preparing a report using LaTeX and would like to add several documents saved as Word files. I have tried this before making each page a figure but I really don't like the results. Any help would ...
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How can I import an exam or assignment from Word into LaTeX?

This is a counterpart to "How can I typeset an exam or assignment paper in LaTeX?", which was from a teacher looking for a template to compose assignments and exams. I'm a student, and I'd like to ...